Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboards K750 and K760 Details.


The following resource informs you about newly launched solar keyboards by Logitech. Logitech has invented wireless Bluetooth keyboards which work on solar light. The two types are Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 and Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760. To get more details on these solar keyboards just read the following article.

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 :


Logitech has several wireless keyboards and they have batteries inside them which help to operate the Bluetooth mechanism by which the input activity takes place. The basic necessity of a Bluetooth technology is that it requires continuous power so as to keep the connectivity working between the keyboard and CPU of any computer. Hence, if the battery is running out of charge then user needs to replace the battery of those wireless keyboards so as to get the connection going and use the input device in an efficient manner. The obvious reason for this battery going out of charge is that the Bluetooth connection needs continuous power supply and it can also be experienced with our mobile handsets as well. In mobile handsets, if we keep our Bluetooth connection on for a long period of time then its battery runs out of charge within few hours. Likewise, it is seen that the wireless keyboards run out of battery power due to its continuous usage.

Keyboard K750 Top and side view

In this way, Logitech has come forward to make the user experience hassle free by providing a powerful solar panel on to the keyboard itself. The solar cells on these keyboards are so efficient that it can even get charged with ambient light and also via the light of a desktop lamp. The keyboard has an inbuilt mechanism to store the charge within a button-cell battery. It supports a Manganese Lithium button cell ML2032. This button-cell ML2032 battery is rechargeable and if it is faulty then it can be replaced easily. The solar powered wireless keyboard is also designed specifically to use less power so that the battery inside can hold charge for a long number of hours. If the battery of this wireless solar powered keyboard K750 is fully charged then it can work even in total darkness for about 3 months. So this is really great news for all the wireless keyboard users who are always worried about their Keyboard battery running out of charge.

Keyboard charging with desk lamp

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8 Operating systems. The cost of Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 is Rs. 5,995.00 in Indian Market.

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Logitech Solar App

Logitech Solar App :


As the solar panel will be charging the keyboard then user needs to know how much charge is saved into that Wireless Solar Keyboard. For this there is a special purpose application which is called as Logitech Solar App. This app looks as shown in the image besides. The app will be installed onto your system and you can check the amount of light received by the solar panels by the keyboard and the power saved inside the battery of keyboard and that too on your monitor screen. The feature called LUX meter shows the amount of light falling on solar panels of the keyboard. The app is so designed that it can also offer you basic tips on how to increase the charge of keyboard so that it retains the power as and when required. If the power inside the keyboard is falling below a reserve level then the user can light up a high watt table lamp or place it where room light is more and charge up the Solar powered keyboard.

Direct Download Link of Logitech Solar App

The Logitech Solar App can be downloaded using above link.

Logitech® Advanced 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology :


The newly developed technology at Logitech is very powerful and it has reduced the battery usage done by the keyboard. The wireless keyboard users will no more have to face the delay which interrupts between the data transmission between CPU and wireless Keyboard. All thanks to this Advanced 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology which helps to offer a perfect and efficient data transmission between the input device and CPU. The Logitech Advanced 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology is being developed by integration of concepts like Frequency-Hopping Spread Spectrum, Radio-Frequency (RF) Communication and the error-correction technology.

The RF Communication mechanism is said to be the most efficient and affordable technology which uses very less power and increases the battery life as well. In this way the bi-directional data flow is being carried out between the wireless keyboard and the CPU using the advanced technology developed by Logitech. To make this data transfer between keyboard and CPU stronger, the Logitech Keyboard also sports a 128-bit Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) which is incredibly secure and till today no one has succeeded in cracking this 128-bit AES Keyboard Encryption at ease.

Logitech Unifying Receiver :


The Logitech Unifying Receiver is the basic necessity to pair our wireless devices with the computer system. The tiny unifying receiver is so small that it can be left to the USB port at all times. It is plug it once device and it can support pairing for a total of 6 wireless devices which work on Bluetooth technology.

Unifying Receiver Logitech

In the above image you can see that the size of Unifying receiver is nearly equal to the size of a small coin. So it is a best technology which can pair up to 6 devices at a time. Hence, the user just needs to pair up with the wireless devices using this unifying receiver and its software can be downloaded from the link given below:

Direct Download link of Unifying Receiver Software

Some of the wireless devices launched by the Logitech are performing well enough and the efficiency of those devices is also incredible. The only thing that makes this invention affordable enough to only few techies is the cost of these wireless devices. Now days the costs of these wireless devices are very high and most of the youth is trying their best to convince their parents and purchase these high end and efficient wireless devices.

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 :


The Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K760 is specially designed for Macintosh (Mac), iPad and iPhone users. The users who have different apple devices can pair them all and operate each of the devices at ease using single key of Logitech's Wireless Solar Keyboard K760. Just watch the video below and you can see how it will be useful to all the users who have Apple products.

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard for Mac, iPhone and iPad:

Logitech K760

The best user experience is that they can shift from Mac to iPad and iPhone with the help of just one key. In this way it is a one of the best input device for all the users who have various Apple products. The keyboard is noiseless and range of Bluetooth is whopping 30 feet and that too without any delay on time lag in between them. For all the Apple device users this Keyboard K760 is one of the best and rapid input devices. Typing on this K760 is just an unbelievable experience as it is fast and silent both.

The futuristic Solar keyboard K760 does not have a replaceable battery inside the keyboard. The battery inside K760 Keyboard is in-built and made up of Nickel-metal Hydride (NiMH) material. Time required to fully charge this NiMH battery via the solar panel is about 6 hours when placed in direct sunlight. So if the battery is fully charged then it can last from 3 months to 6 months and the solar panel can even charge the battery with room light may it be artificial or natural lighting system.

Unboxing K760 Video:



At last these solar keyboards K750 and K760 are so manufactured that they can be easily recycled. Hence, the carbon footprint is at minimum because the PVC type of material is avoided in the manufacturing of these futuristic keyboards.


Comments

Author: Sukhdev Singh24 Feb 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 4

The article will appeal better to the readers if written with improvement in English writing skills. The word ‘various' in the first sentence will appear better if changed to ‘several'. The construction ‘…they have a battery inside them which helps…" would look grammatically correct if changed to “… they have batteries inside them which help …". In the fourth sentence, there should be space between ‘connection' and ‘needs'.
The article is otherwise a well written and is very informative. Logitech should have priced the solar keyboard a little low to increase its sales.

Author: Pravin S Chavre25 Feb 2013 Member Level: Gold   Points : 3

Hello Sukhdev Sir,

I have done the corrections as suggested by you. In the fourth sentence there is a space in between 'connection' and 'needs'.

I would like to thank you for reading my article and for suggesting corrections.

Yes, Logitech should lower the price of these futuristic keyboards so that everyone can enjoy typing on a wireless keyboard.

Have a nice day.



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